Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Monday, June 24, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

OSHA Drops Gun|Industry’s Amendments

WASHINGTON (CN) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration no longer plans to change its Explosives and Blasting Agents Standard to align it with requests made by the explosives and hunting gun industries, to make compliance more "flexible." OSHA states it has higher priority projects.

The 53-page rule, containing amendments requested by the Institute of Makers of Explosives and the Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers' Institute, has a very limited scope and would not result in a major safety or health improvement for workers, the agency reasoned.

Click the document icon for this regulation and others.

Categories / Uncategorized

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.